ISO 22313 Launch Event

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Date: 3 December 2012

Location: Etc Venues, One Drummond Gate, London, SW1V 2QW

This event is now fully booked, please email if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. Thank you. 

This latest standard offers guidance on global best practice to support organizations with the implementation of an effective Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). Join us in London on Monday 3rd December 2012 to celebrate the launch of the new ISO 22313. This free morning event brings together leading industry experts to demonstrate just how much you can gain through the use of this new document.

Acting as the guidance document for ISO 22301, the standard provides a more intuitive framework to those pursuing organizational certification. It is a key milestone to support the uptake and implementation of good BCM worldwide.

Come and see how this exciting new standard meets the needs of organizations from every sector of every economy. By attending the event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Celebrate delegate participation in the development of the standard
  • Understand why ISO 22313 is a major addition to helping organizations achieve effective
  • BCM best practice
  • Gain practical insights into guidance application
  • Set future direction of BCM in your organization
  • Network with peers and industry experts.

This information packed forum brings together industry experts from various backgrounds and is designed to stimulate discussion that will set the future direction for BCM worldwide. These will include:

  • Resilience Director/Head/Manager
  • Business Continuity Director/Manager
  • Security Director/Manager
  • Business Continuity Planner/Analyst
  • IT Manager/Systems Manager
  • C-suite/C-level Officer
  • Business Continuity Consultant
  • Operational Risk Manager
  • Enterprise Risk Manager
  • Emergency Planning Manager/Officer
  • Senior Manager
  • Compliance Manager
  • Business Development Manager/Executive
  • Security Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Head of Operational Risk
  • Information Security Manager/Specialist


Event Agenda - 3 December 2012

8:15 – 9:30 Breakfast registration

9:30 – 9:40 Chair’s welcome & introduction

Anne Hayes, Head of Market Development, BSI

9:40 – 10:20 What is a Guidance document? Do I need ISO 22313?

  • The development of ISO 22313: Origins and structure
  • Purpose of guidance, challenges along the way
  • Layout, Content and guidance on business continuity plans
  • Future plans

Ian Charters, FBCI, FBCI, Continuity Systems Limited

Malcolm Cornish, FBCI, Managing Director, Recovery Management International

10:20 – 11:00 Was the Olympics good or bad for business continuity?

  • Opinion remains divided on whether the games was good or bad for BCM
  • BCM planners enhanced BC, achieve prolonged utilisation of existing contingency plans, engage staff and develop additional suite of plans for travel and logistics disruption
  • Few incidents during the Games, should lessons be learned in expectation management, particularly when communicating with senior executives?

Rick Cudworth, Head of Business Continuity and Resilience, Deloitte

11:00 – 11:30 Networking & refreshments

11:30 – 12:00 Explore the tangible benefits of business continuity. What next for the future of business continuity?

  • The purpose of Business Continuity is to improve organizational resilience and hence business performance
  • Business Continuity provides the “glue” that integrates different business processes
  • Business Continuity helps meet customer expectations during “business as usual” and “business as unusual” situations
  • The future of BCM is as a way of focusing top management attention, strategic decision taking and corporate governance on those issues that have the most impact on business success

Lyndon Bird FBCI, Technical Development Director; The Business Continuity Institute

Deborah Higgins,, Technical and Learning Manager; The Business Continuity Institute

12:00 – 12:30 Chair’s closing remarks & refreshments

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